Number of Programs: 4
All courses, with the exception of EAD 871, are administered online.
The Graduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning assists professionals in responding to the increasingly complex and diversifying social and cultural contexts for adult learners. The course offerings facilitate an overall understanding of learning in adulthood and what implications this knowledge holds for helping adults learn in postsecondary institutions, organizations, and in the broader society. To fulfill the requirements of this Graduate Certificate, students must complete a total of nine credit hours which is equivalent to three courses. All students are required to take EAD 861: Adult Learning, leaving them the option of selecting two courses from the remaining six available.
MSU's College of Education offers the Master of Arts in Education, an online program designed for experienced educators who are interested in enhancing their professional practice by studying advanced professional expertise related to teaching, learning, and leadership in P - 16 schools. Through elective sequences of learning opportunities, students will develop one or two concentrations that focus on selected areas such as special education, technology and learning, school leadership, literacy education, and science and mathematics education. This flexible program is ideal for students who wish to engage in inquiry and learning that will contribute to exemplary educational practices.
Please note that this program is not designed to provide State of Michigan endorsement or certification.
The program is comprised of 30 semester credits, which are approved by the student’s academic advisor after admission to the program. The requirements for the program must be completed within five years, and are distributed as follows:
1. Completion of 9 credits of core requirements in: Educational Inquiry, Interpretation and Criticism, and a Capstone/ Synthesis course.
2. Completion of 9 credits (minimum) in one of five areas of concentration: Special Education, Technology and Learning, K-12 and Postsecondary School Leadership, Literacy Education, and Science and Mathematics education.
3. A minimum of 9 additional credits in a second area of concentration or in areas approved by the student’s academic advisor.
4. A minimum of 3 credits in electives approved by the student’s academic advisor.
5. Successful completion and exhibition of an online portfolio.
Please refer to the Schedule of Courses to locate the correct course section, as well as the current course offerings. Off-campus courses are designated as sections 701-729; online courses are designated as sections 730-739; overseas courses are designated as sections 750-799.
113 Kresge Art Center
MSU's Department of Art, the MSU Museum, and the Kresge Art Museum offer a specialization (or certification) in Museum Studies. The program is comprised of courses intended to prepare students for professional employment in historic preservation, systematic biology, collection curation, exhibition development, folk life studies, museum work, educational programming, park interpretation, and public policy planning.
Onsite at your location
Michigan State University's Labor Employment & Workplace Education (LEWE), as part of the School of Human Resources and Labor Relations, brings together University faculty and Union leadership to provide education and training for union leaders and members. LEWE staff offers workshops on site at your workplace. Teaching Techniques covers: skills for both presentation and facilitation; participatory curriculum design. Length of program is from 8 to 40 hours.